Definition of


  1. (verb, communication) make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
  2. (verb, communication) express or utter with a hiss
  3. (verb, communication) utter a sibilant
  4. (verb, communication) pronounce with an initial sibilant

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Synonyms of Sibilate

hiss, siss, sizz

Alternate forms of Sibilate

Derivations: sibilant, sibilation

Hyponyms: assibilate

Hypernyms: articulate, emit, enounce, enunciate, let loose, let out, mouth, pronounce, say, sound out, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

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